April 10, 2018 — Planning Board Meeting Agenda

Planning Board Meeting
April 10, 2018
6 p.m
Town Hall Auditorium


  • Approve Planning Board and STR subcommittee minutes for:
  • Public Comment
  • 241 Walker Special Permit Application
    Continued hearing for the Application of Stone Path Development, Inc. for the property at 241 Walker Street (Map 8, Parcel 1 and Map 8, Parcel 6-1) in the Residential “R-1A’ zoning district.  The Application and supporting materials are available for review at the office of Town Clerk in Lenox Town Hall between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. and on the Town website.
  • Short-Term Rentals discussion among the Board
    Continue discussion of Short-Term Rental bylaw including:
  • Affirm bylaw intent – The Town has communicated that it will grandfather existing short-term rentals of entire homes, based on a Jan. 22, 2014 Town Counsel opinion. Given this interpretation and with the goal to ensure we are developing bylaw language reflecting our own clear understanding and intent, assess:
  • Review correspondence.
  • Review list of recommended changes that have come in from various stakeholders. Discuss and make amendments as required.
  • Affirm previous decision to move bylaw forward to the Public Hearing and Town Meeting.
  • Short-Term Rentals – Public Information Session
    • Short presentation on the proposed Short-Term Rental bylaw
    • Comments, questions from public
    • Consider amendments as required.
  • Review warrant item language
  • Prepare for Public Hearing, April 17
    • Discuss and prepare key talking points / slides for April 17 Public Hearing.